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Haafingar Hold Guard - Cosplay - Skyrim by Kim-san Haafingar Hold Guard - Cosplay - Skyrim by Kim-san
Me as a Haafingar/Solitude hoid guard from
The elder scrolls: Skyrim at Free Comic Book Day/Metrocon
May 2012. Stavanger - Norway.

Got 2nd place in the veteran category : )

Photo: :iconhannekake:

Progress photos and film - [link]
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this is epic and i love it it has a great design and a sense of epic-ness to it i would love to have it but i cant (im not begging) and its just plain old good but the helmet seems to tall and that is all that is i say its just amazing one of the best guard cosplays i have see and the critique thing is making me put more words but thats really all i have its still epic and cool there should be more pictures of this and more cosplays and ya


p.s. still epic
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Wow! This is truly awesome work. I love the amount of detail you put into this costume. :)

The painted shield in particular looks wonderful. I immediately recognized it as the symbol of Solitude. :D In addition, the tunic, chainmail sleeves, and wrap are all perfect. The helmet looks very good as well, but something seems a little wrong about the greaves on the boots.

As for the photo itself, great posing. I'm immediately reminded of the way characters stand if they stop on stairs. :P I half expect to hear "No lollygaggin'" or "I used to be an adventurer..."

All in all, excellent work. Perhaps with just a change in shield and wrap you could cosplay as a guard from another region, or maybe even a Stormcloak! :D
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This was actually my favorite armor from the game because it looked the most plausible and realistic.
I'm making the stormcloak one >:)
I'm on the chainmail and a steel sword.
Kim-san Jan 6, 2014  Professional General Artist
Nice! : )
Kim-san Oct 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you : )
MyNameIsLuxAnna Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this!!! Soo awesome!!!
Kim-san Oct 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks! ^^
MyNameIsLuxAnna Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome :D
Hey there, I'm interested in making a Haafingar hold guard costume, in fact multiple. If you could please show some step by step tips on making this you would be helping a novice a great bit of help.

This is the best Solitude Costume, and probably the best guard costume except what was in the official bethesda live action trailer.

Here is my email:

Again fantastic stuff.
Kim-san Sep 25, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
I have a step by step here:…
Its mostly made out of cardboard and foamboard : )
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